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Scales & Sons Funeral Home, Funeral Homes, Murfreesboro, TN

National Funeral Directors Association

National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association

Tennessee State Funeral Directors & Morticians Association

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce


Bessie Pillow Black



5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2011
Scales & Sons Funeral Home

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2011
Scales & Sons Funeral Home

Funeral with Rev. Richard W. Gordon, Eulogist, Rev. James McCarroll, Jr. officiating:
1:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2011
First Baptist Church 738 East Castle Street Murfreesboro, TN

on Sunday, August 7, 2011
Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, TN

Bessie Pillow Black, age 81, died Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Widow of William Lee (Fat Boy) Black. She is survived by daughters, Elma McKnight, Beryl Harris, Pamela Lyons, Zona Frazier, Berdette Roper, Helen McKnight and Bridgette Black-Kertchaval; son, William Lee Black, Jr.; sister, Virginia Pillow Suggs; 27 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Condolences may be sent to www.scalesandsons.com.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371